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Direct tobacco marketing linked to teen and adult smoking

Direct to consumer marketing of tobacco products is reaching significant numbers of teens, as well as young adults, according to a new study. Young people who have seen the promotions are also more likely to take up smoking, the researchers found.
added Apr 18, 2014 20:36
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WEISS: E-cigarettes can help end smoking: Opposing view

E-cigarettes are capable of disrupting those trends, allowing our children to grow up in a world without combustion smoking. Providing 42 million U.S. smokers with a viable path to quit would transform our nation's health and economy. That lofty goal is
USA Today
added Apr 18, 2014 17:50

[New York] NY County Raises Tobacco Sales Age Limit To 21 ($$)

Suffolk County joined the ranks of some of the strictest counties in the nation on tobacco sales when it greenlighted a measure Monday to raise the age for the purchase of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 years old.
added Apr 18, 2014 17:48

EDITORIAL: E-cigarette sellers take a page from Big Tobacco: Our view

For now, the nation ought to ensure that a new generation doesn't get hooked on a different and potentially dangerous product.
USA Today
added Apr 18, 2014 17:45

[Canada] Manitoba aims to butt out flavoured cigarettes

The Manitoba government is moving to ban the sale of flavoured cigarettes, saying they lure young people into smoking. "No parent wants their child to smoke and we should do whatever we can to keep them from picking up this dangerous habit in the first
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:38

WULFFSON: E-cigarettes may pose cancer risk

If a link between e-cigarettes and cancer is proven, it will most likely be a lower risk than that of tobacco products. However, even a small increase in risk (e.g., 1%) is 100% if it happens to you. The increasing popularity of e-cigarettes among teens (National)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:35
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[Ireland] Minister defends delay in pasage of anti-smoking Bill

Minister for Health James Reilly has defended the delay in the passage of legislation to prevent smoking in vehicles when children are present. Dr Reilly said care had to be taken with the legislation because of the power of the smoking lobby and its pot
Irish Times (ie)
added Apr 18, 2014 12:24

Politicians pile on e-cigarettes again, to “protect our children.” Baloney!

ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross, an intense observer of the burgeoning e-cigarette phenomenon and the antipathy it has inexplicably generated, had this comment: “Mr. Waxman’s statement goes quite a ways towards illustrating the problems those of us in public health
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 17, 2014 18:09

[Illinois] Chicago Sets Example for the Nation by Reducing High School Smoking to Record Low

Chicago has succeeded by aggressively implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, including the highest combined state-local cigarette tax in the nation at $6.16 per pack, a comprehensive smoke-free air law that recently was extended to electro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2014 22:34

[Canada] Day 225: Hidden methods and reluctant answers

The cross-examination of James Heckman at the Montreal tobacco trial was likely more interesting than it felt. Plaintiff lawyer André Lespérance and Bruce Johnston gave a sustained pounding to the report of this prominent American economist, raising a nu
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:27
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